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Our History

Through the years, Skolnik Industries has become synonymous with steel drum excellence. Here is a detailed, interactive look back at our beginnings, and the journey we've taken. Click, scroll and enjoy the excursion from our inception to our present.

November 7, 2011—At the 33rd Annual Dangerous Goods Advisory Council (DGAC) Conference and Hazardous Materials Transportation Exposition in Tampa, FL, Howard Skolnik and Rhonda Jessop presented a workshop on “Writing Closure Instructions.” Attendees were challenged to first write simple instructions (such as how to fold a fitted sheet), and were then asked to create and demonstrate closure instructions for 3 styles of steel drums. Those in attendance had fun and learned a great deal about the importance of precise instructions and how easily they can be misunderstood.

Skolnik History